One of the top techno DJs, Berghain resident and owner of the label Klockworks. With a strong competence to adapt his music to the circumstances, he can create an unique atmosphere in a room rather than just playing. The Berlin born DJ Ben Klock’s sounds are full of consistency, tension and dynamics.
Rotterdam-based techno producer and owner of Electric Deluxe label, Speedy J is a mastermind behind Electric Deluxe Presents nights and the pioneering DVD Umfeld, an audio-visual, electronic trip. The techno legend is known for his genre blurring, boundary pushing music vision and considered a key figure in the genre’s renaissance. His hypnotically percussive technological sounds offer unique complex textures to the listener.
As one of the most supported and best-sold techno producers of this moment combined with his powerful live performances at some of the most renowned festivals and clubs, Reinier Zonneveld is currently taking over the modern techno scene.
This German duo started making music since their childhood. Today, after several singles and releases with artists such as Rødhåd, they are part of the label Monkeytown.
After playing for Rotterdam Rave several times and a label night last year, Perc will host a Perc Trax area during our Winter Edition. It's not an understatement to describe Perc as one of the key figures in the electronic music scene. The versatility of this artist ranges from DJ to label owner and respected producer with a quality that is unique of his kind.
The Berlin-based DJ and producer KlangKuenstler debuted with his album‘That’s Me’, that brought him to play in renowned clubs and festivals all over the world. In 2016 his track ‘Jam Master Jack’ went viral and climbed to 1st on Beatport’s Tech House charts. Today, he has became one of the most promising house artists of the German scene.
Descended from the dark depths of the French rave scene, I Hate Models is known for exploring all the outer edges of music, from electro to a harder industrial sound.
Headstrong is a collaboration between Clouds & Randomer. After their debut during Rotterdam Rave Festival 2018, they will join us again with heavy kicks!
Tipped as being one of Rotterdam’s best kept secrets in techno, DJ/producer ‘stranger’ moves in mysterious ways and has quickly proven to be one to watch. His first musical appearance in 2014 was quickly picked up by established names as Dave Clarke, Sven Väth and Marcel Dettmann, giving to his career as well as to his own Self Reflektion label a major kick-start.
This Rotterdam local has been on the rise for quite some time now and has established himself as one of the harbour city's most promising tech-house artists at the moment. Known for his groovy sound, he will surely break down the stage like he breaks down Rotterdam's nightclubs week in and week out.
The Leeds & Edinburgh duo formed in 2008 will join us for the first time during our Winter Edition. Their DJ sets incorporate industrial, house, synth pop and experimental music to create an unique performance.
Manni Dee grew up with a focus on music, realising tracks since 2010 and starting with industrial techno production in 2014. After several releases over the year and gigs in UK and Europe we are ready to welcome him during our Winter Special Edition.
High Soundsystem is a DJ collective which consists of two brothers, Rutger & Wessel Heij. They developed their musical journey apart from each other but both found love for house music, mainly because of their uncle DJ Darik, who had given them the right example.
Being born in Caïro with both the Egyptian and Dutch nationality, Karim Soliman learned to navigate through different cultures. After moving to Rotterdam he started his career as a DJ and began to organize illegal raves that quickly drew huge attention of Rotterdam's youth (nowadays known as event company Give Soul).
John Heckle started with some anonymous techno records/releases and a project with Tabernacle Records, to debut Live in 2014 at the Tresor Berlin. He will be playing Live at the Perc Trax stage!
For a newly emerged producer, Ansome's sound is hugely confident. He has been inspired by a raw and urban UK techno lineage. His drums are heavyweight, his percussion fierce and his synths full blooded. All in all that makes for music that grabs your attention and drags you along for an enthralling ride. Known for his hard, industrial techno sounds and releases on labels such as Perc Trax. Ansome LIVE sets are full of skills manipulation of sounds.
Ghost In The Machine is a project by Frank Nitzinsky and Nils van Lingen. Their fresh take on techno and their razor sharp production swiftly garnered them support from some of the leading names in the harder recesses of techno and ultimately culminated in Ghost in the Machine being added to the roster of Perc Trax.
Gregory and Leroy first appeared beh ind the decks together as Goodlife in 2015 with their soulful, deep tech-house and techno vibes. Now, they are a true iconic duo in the Rotterdam house scene, they will stand together with us during our Winter edition!
Mees Salomé started to produce at the age of 17, with the support of great artists such as Joris Voorn, Noir, Olivier Koletzki, Monika Kruse he arrived today, at the age of 21 years old to be part of the label Filth On Acid.
Resident DJ at club Basis and the infamous Nachtcollege nights; Jorn Luka knows how to move a crowd. He has got the support of many big names in the scene and even played back-to-back sets with artists like Ansome and Gary Beck.
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